LibriVox recording of Gobseck, by Honoré de Balzac. Read by James E. Carson.
Part of the La Comedie Humane and something of a sequence to Balzac's Father Goriot, the short book's title is the name of the pawn broker/money lender the father Goriot utilized to maintain his spoiled daughters in the luxury he had accustomed them to. This is a continuation of the tale of one of those daughters, Mme Restaud. (Summary by JCarson)
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